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The Value of Wealth

Science says that money markedly improves one’s mental health. Here’s my take on that.

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Star Therapy

Here’s a reminder that I set up on my calendar: every 4th Sunday of the month, go outside after nightfall, and look at the stars for fifteen minutes. Regardless of life going well, or going poorly, the stars are always there. There are many beautiful and inspiring things in the world, but few are as […]

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Naiveté or laziness?

We’ve never had so much information at our disposal. Through legitimate or illegitimate means, we have access to news, testimonies, scientific studies, technical manuals and many other types of information that a decade and a half ago were accessible only to specific professional classes or to a social elite. There might be the occasional need […]

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How To Find A Good Physician

Here’s something that no-one wants to talk about: physicians are regular people. We like to put doctors on a pedestal because they are in charge of our health, and we’re like to feel that our health is in the hands of the best, but the best are very few, and it’s improbable that you’ll be […]

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Proven by Science

One of my favorite authors keeps mentioning the 5-Minute Journal so I thought I’d check it out. Looks nice – and claims its effectiveness to be “proven by science.” The web page cites (but does not link to) a “multi-year project” by the University of California. Again, the journal looks nice, and I take no […]